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Toads love dining on a bug buffet, and don’t worry, they won’t give you warts
We have about 30 species of toads hopping around the United States. They’re actually just a specific type of frog. Toads are stout-bodied and warty and can be found in a variety of habitats...
A few ways to protect your animals and minimize losses
Livestock producers lose thousands of sheep, lambs, and other animals to predators, leading to millions of dollars in losses. Coyotes, bobcats, even domestic dogs are enemy number one. Charlie Lee...
If the fish in your garden pond are disappearing, chances are you have a predator eating them for dinner
When you’ve spent a lot of money and time on koi and other fish for your garden pond, the last thing you want is some critter fishing them out for a meal. Erik Tate is the operations manager...
How to keep rabbits out of your garden.
Having trouble with little visitors in your garden? Try these helpful tips to safely keep them from coming back.
Any predator that sees a 400-pound llama barreling after it isn’t going to hang around long
Many livestock owners are using “guard llamas” to protect their sheep and goats. Llamas are herd animals and will adopt the sheep as their new herd. Being the largest, they also become...
Something is killing your chickens, but what?
Anyone who raises chickens has to protect them from predators. But sometimes the unfortunate happens and you're left wondering what got them. Jesse Lyons is an extension poultry specialist at the...
It's essential to spot the signs of a mountain lion habitat.
Mountain lions, also known as cougars, panthers, and pumas, live throughout most of the U.S. You may have never seen one, but you should know the signs that one may be near. Mountain lions can be...